Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Salary

The average pay for a Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer is $18.02 per hour. A skill in Telecommunications is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

$28,600 - $75,503
$29K
$51K
$76K
MEDIAN: $50,555
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50%
90%

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$12.68 - $30.49
$13
$18
$30
MEDIAN: $17.96
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$0$75K
Salary $28,600 - $75,503
Bonus $1,625
Total Pay (?
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$28,125 - $71,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
Hourly Data $0$43
Hourly Rate $12.68 - $30.49
Overtime $17.57 - $43.92
Annual Data $0$71K
Bonus $1,625
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$28,125 - $71,725
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 119

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Job Description for Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer

A telecommunications line installer and repairer installs telecommunications lines for internet and phone services and ensures that they work optimally. When issues are detected or reported by the customers, the line installer will inspect the lines to remedy the issues. Some things that are installed are fiberoptic wiring, drop wires, network grid devices, multiline systems, private branch exchanges, and protectors for the lines. When new customers order services, the installer will create new lines and make sure that customers can receive the service. When problems are reported, a line installer will have to troubleshoot the issues in order to determine the problem. After installation is complete, repair work is done to repair the lines or equipment as needed.

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Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Tasks

  • Splice, insulate and repair telephone and television cable at customer's location.
  • Connect television sets to cable systems.
  • Evaluate signal strength and install equipment to maintain strong transmission signal.
  • Install cable at customer's location, sometimes between poles and towers, or underground in trenches.

Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer

Pay by Experience for a Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer has a positive trend. An entry-level Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 46 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 38 salaries. A Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $47,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Key Stats for Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Salaries

▲27%

▲12%

▲10%

National Average
$42,000

▼18%

Skills That Affect Telecommunications Line Installer / Repairer Salaries


Fiber
▲1%

National Average
$42,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 61%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 35%
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